Imagine that you are a residence hall counselor on campus, and the student described in the incident has come to you to ask for advice.

  1. What sort of advice would you give to the student?
  2. Explain why your advice represents the best course of action for the student to follow.
  3. Your essay should be 1-2 pages in length.
  4. Remember to use appropriate formatting as per APA (6th ed.) 


Anthony is a 20-year-old Chinese American student who recently transferred to your university from the community college in his hometown. He met with his advisor earlier today to discuss his schedule. As he was leaving the office, his advisor said, in a friendly and jovial manner, “The restaurant on First Street has the best wonton soup in town!”

The more Anthony thought about this, the more upset he has become.